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Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour (2019)
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Melia, S. (2019). Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour

This discussion paper has been written following an open invitation from Prof. Phil Goodwin for contributions to the Shadow Transport Minister’s work towards Labour’s manifesto. It draws on research by the author and others into the relationship bet... Read More about Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour.

How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability (2019)
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Melia, S. (2019). How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability. Labour Party

In 2019 I was invited to join an academic panel advising the Shadow Planning Minister, who was reviewing Labour's planning policy in the run-up to an anticipated election. This paper was my second contribution to that process. It illustrates one of... Read More about How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability.

Financialisation and development: How can emerging economies catch up? (2018)
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Guizzo, D., Strachman, E., Dalto, F., & Feijo, C. (2018). Financialisation and development: How can emerging economies catch up?

The influences of financialisation over emerging economies have drawn significant attention on whether these nations are able or not to overcome its constraints and promote satisfactory development levels. The possibilities for overcoming financial d... Read More about Financialisation and development: How can emerging economies catch up?.

Virtious practice in nursing: Research report (2017)
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Kristjánsson, K., Varghese, J., Arthur, J., & Moller, F. (2017). Virtious practice in nursing: Research report. Birmingham University

This report explores the role of character and virtues in nursing education and the nursing profession in the UK. Its purpose is to illuminate issues that help, or hinder, the virtuous practice of nursing.

Devolution aspects of Brexit (2017)
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Greer, A. (2017). Devolution aspects of Brexit

A post Brexit referendum report on devolution and agriculture, written for the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and the Farmer Scientist Network.

Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (2016)
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Winfield, A. F. (2016). Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

This paper was submitted in response to question 4 of the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence* on: 'The social, legal and ethical issues raised by developments in robotics and artificial inte... Read More about Written evidence submitted to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology Inquiry on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

The implications of brexit for UK agriculture (2016)
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Grant, W., Cardwell, M., Greer, A., Rogers, C., Smith, F., Swinbank, A., …Jones, H. (2016). The implications of brexit for UK agriculture

A multi-authored briefing paper prepared for the Yorkshire Agricultural Society/The Farmer Scientist Network to inform the debate on the EU referendum in relation to agriculture.

Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes: A systematic review (2015)
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Johnston, D., Stevano, S., Malapit, H. J., Kadiyala, S., & Hull, E. (2015). Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes: A systematic review

Existing reviews on agriculture and nutrition consider limited evidence and focus on impact size, rather than impact pathway. This review overcomes the limitations of previous studies by considering a larger evidence base and exploring time as one of... Read More about Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes: A systematic review.

Costing the invisible: A review of the evidence examining the links between body image, aspirations, education and workplace confidence (2014)
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Halliwell, E., Diedrichs, P. C., & Orbach, S. (2014). Costing the invisible: A review of the evidence examining the links between body image, aspirations, education and workplace confidence

Throughout the world, girls and women are interested in their looks. What has been perceived as an enjoyable part of life is however imbued with negative economic and psychological costs which are rarely calculated. International studies confirm the... Read More about Costing the invisible: A review of the evidence examining the links between body image, aspirations, education and workplace confidence.

Online access panels for surveys on public health and epidemiology (2014)
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Nancarrow, C., & Tapp, A. (2014). Online access panels for surveys on public health and epidemiology

In both the private and public sectors research on attitudes and behaviour is often carried out using “online access panels” – panels sometimes consisting of hundreds of thousands of members of the public who have agreed to answer questionnaires on a... Read More about Online access panels for surveys on public health and epidemiology.

The future of STEM in higher education: HEA discussion paper (2013)
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Pawson, C., & Hulme, J. (2013). The future of STEM in higher education: HEA discussion paper

The future of STEM education is a topic of national scrutiny and debate. The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee (HLSTC) recently completed an inquiry (HLSTC, 2012)1, in response to the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) government’s ‘Plan for Growt... Read More about The future of STEM in higher education: HEA discussion paper.